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Tourism And Travel Management

University of Mysore and CEC via Swayam

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Overview

Tourism is a sunrise sector in the twenty first century. The business of tourism is a significant segment of international economic activities. It is a global business focusing on the socio-economic development, environmental conservation and enrichment of cultural relationship.
Tourists spend much of their valuable time booking services by phone or internet, and making online money transfers to ensure confirmation of bookings. Travel agency and tour operation are organised sector in the tourism business. Travel and tourism has become easier and more enjoyable with the emergence of travel agency business and tour operation.

Syllabus

COURSE LAYOUT


Week – 1 | 1. Meaning and definition of travel & Tourism | 2. Travel during Ancient times | 3. Travel during Medieval & Modern period period |

Week – 2 | 4. Cultural heritage resources | 5. Tourism Resources-Natural | 6. Types of tourism | 7. Adventure tourism |

Week – 3 | 8. Basic minimum Standards of adventure tourism | 9 . Eco and urban tourism | 10. Heritage tourism -1 |
11. Heritage tourism -2 |
Week – 4 | 12. Sports Tourism | 13. Medical tourism | 14. Rural tourism | 15. Wild life tourism |

Week – 5 | 16. History and evolution of travel agency | 17. IATA Recognition of travel agents | 18. Functions of travel agency |
19. Itinerary preparation and tour costing |
Week – 6 | 20. tour operators and their types | 21. Tour operators brochure | 22. Role and responsibilities of tourist guide |
23. Code of conduct and behaviour of tourist guide |
Week - 7 | 24. Communication in Guiding | 25. Body Language and Commentary | 26. Importance of tourism transport |
27. transport costing and pricing |

Week – 8 | 28. Air transport in India | 29. Major Airports of the world | 30. Land transport - Railways | 31. Land transport - Automobiles |

Week – 9 | 32.Water transport- Sea routes | 33.Inland water transport | 34.Transport in India - Railways | 35. Other means of transport in India |

Week – 10 | 36. Tourism Motivation | 37. Organisation for tourism promotions | 38. Guideline for protection, conservation of environment | 39. Fairs and festivals |
Week – 11 | 40. Tourism planning and development | 41. Impact of Tourism | 42. Social and cultural impact of tourism |
43. Ethics in tourism |

Taught by

Dr Ashoka M L

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